Organic Clove Essential Oil


The health benefits of clove oil may include relief from toothache, indigestion, cough, asthma, headache, and some symptoms of stress. The benefits can be attributed to its possible anaesthetic, antimicrobial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, and stimulating properties. Perhaps, the most important and common use of this oil is in dental care. Various kinds of toothpaste, mouthwashes and oral care medications may often contain this oil as an important ingredient.


Scientific Name: Eugenia caryophyllata

Country Of Origin: Sri Lanka

Synonyms: Eugenia aromatica, E. Caryophyllata, E. Caryophyllus

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Parts Used: Tree/Bud

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Physical Characteristics: Pale yellow liquid

Dominant Note(s): Base

Aroma: Strong, spicy and penetrating

Main Constituents: 60-90% eugenol, eugenyl acetate, caryophyllene among others.

Blends With: Basil, Benzoin, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Citronella, Grapefruit, lemon, Nutmeg, Orange, Peppermint.

Safety Precautions: Clove Bud is the least toxic of all 3 Clove oils (bud/leaf/stem). Can cause mucous membrane irritation, use in moderation only in low dilutions (less than 1%)